The mission of the Tacoma School of the Arts is to provide an urban center offering a creative path of learning, which emphasizes human expression through the visual and performing arts as central elements in academic achievement and lifelong endeavor.
The Tacoma School of the Arts will:
- Stimulate higher-level thinking and problem solving
- Provide advanced training in the arts
- Prepare students to meet the challenges of the 21st century
- Incorporate experiential and innovative approaches to learning
- Connect students to the larger community